Leadership

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS

Issue 13 and Volume 65.

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS From reports covering the United States and Canada the estimated losses by fire during the week ended March 22, 1919, aggregated $3,986,650, as compared with $2,518,000 for the corresponding week in 1918. New Bedford, Mass., firemen ask an increase of pay. Osseo, Wis., has bought 400 additional feet of fire hose for the department. The call men of North Attleboro, Mass., will hereafter receive $178 a year. Permanent men of the Peabody, Mass, fire department, will hereafter be paid $3.75 a day. The hand engine recently displaced in Westboro, Mass., by a motor engine, was bought in 1850. Salem, Mass., has added a supervisor of motor apparatus to the fire department at a yearly salary of $1,500. The fire company of East Greenbush, N. Y., has purchased property which will be remodelled into a tire station and club room. Kentucky has a tire prevention campaign on and…

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